Management Institute - August 13, 14 & 15, 2024

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The 2024 Management Institute will be held at the Hawthorne Hotel in Salem, MA on August 13, 14 & 15. 

This three-day institute is designed especially for Massachusetts school nutrition managers and covers school meal programs, financial management, marketing, personnel management, leadership, team building and communication.

See the 2023 Agendas for additional details.  Registration and the 2024 Agendas will be available soon.

Suggested Learning Codes (SLC) for USDA Professional Standards listed in agendas.

2023 Agendas

7:30 – 8:00  Check-In and Continental Breakfast

8:00 – 8:30
Welcome
Robert Leshin, MPA, Director, Office for Food and Nutrition Programs, DESE and Karen McGrail, MEd, RDN, Director, JSI
USDA Professional Standards Suggested Learning Code: 3200

8:30 – 9:30
School Meal Programs
Kelly Burke, RD
USDA Professional Standards Suggested Learning Code: 1100

9:30 – 9:45  Break

9:45 – 12:00
Cost Effectiveness for Managers
Sarah Coughlin, MEd, RDN, LDN, SNS
USDA Professional Standards Suggested Learning Code: 3300

12:00 – 12:30  Lunch

12:30 – 3:45
Cost Effectiveness for Managers, continued
Sarah Coughlin, MEd, RDN, LDN, SNS
USDA Professional Standards Suggested Learning Code: 3300

3:45 – 4:00  Evaluation

7:30 – 8:00  Check-In and Continental Breakfast

8:00 – 9:30
Welcome Back!
Marketing Healthy Foods
Lynnea Spencer, MEd, RDN, SNS
USDA Professional Standards Suggested Learning Code: 4100, 4110, 4160

9:30 – 9:45  Break

9:45 – 12:00
Positive Cultures in the Kitchen
Scott Noyes, Empowering Programs
USDA Professional Standards Suggested Learning Code: 3210, 3400, 4100

12:00 – 12:30  Lunch

12:30 – 3:45
Positive Cultures in the Kitchen, continued
Scott Noyes, Empowering Programs
USDA Professional Standards Suggested Learning Code: 3210, 3400, 4100

3:45 – 4:00  Evaluation

7:30 – 8:00  Check-In and Continental Breakfast

8:00 – 9:30
Welcome Back!
Building a Robust Team
Scott Noyes, Empowering Programs
USDA Professional Standards Suggested Learning Codes: 3210, 3400

9:30 – 9:45  Break

9:45 – 11:45
Refining Your Leadership Style
Scott Noyes, Empowering Programs
USDA Professional Standards Suggested Learning Code: 3200

11:45 – 12:15  Lunch

12:15 – 3:45
Communication
Scott Noyes, Empowering Programs
USDA Professional Standards Suggested Learning Code: 4100, 4140

3:45 – 4:00: Evaluation and Certificate Presentations 

Masking Requirements
Based on the Massachusetts Department of Public Health Advisory, individuals who are fully vaccinated are not required to mask, those who are not fully vaccinated should continue to mask.

Hotel Room Reservation Information
Hotel rooms are available at the Hawthorne Hotel on August 12, 13 & 14, 2024 on a first come, first serve basis at a rate of $220.00 plus tax, per night. To obtain this rate, please reserve your room by July 12, 2024 – use group code FRAM24.

Photo and Video Consent
The Management Institute, sponsored by The John C. Stalker Institute of Food and Nutrition at Framingham State University may be photographed and recorded for future use. Images of participants and programs may be used by the University for future marketing and digital or print publications. Your registration and attendance at this program constitutes an agreement and your consent to the use and distribution (both now and in the future) of your image or voice contained in photographs, videotapes, electronic reproductions, and audiotapes of this event and activity.

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